Hi, we're John & Karen!

I work for the Department of the Navy and my wife Karen is a 4th grade school teacher. We both enjoy traveling, sailing and cruising and being close to the water. We like to relax in the warm tropics with friendly people, good music and a nice cold drink. Talking, story telling, laughing, dancing and having fun with other people or sometimes just sitting quietly and reading a good book are our ideas of fun.

We enjoy meeting new people and have found the folks in Texas to be friendly and charming. We both like warm weather and frequently vacation in the Caribbean. My wife likes being in the sun and I like being in the shade. THis house accommodates us both nicely.

This home has a wonderful layout. It has a relaxed but 'Coastal Living' style that takes advantage of the open feel of the great room. The feeling is one of being away from it all with floor to ceiling windows that bring the outside in. It is only 300 short steps to the beach (around 600') so it is just a matter of a few minute walk to be on the beach and in the surf body surfing or wiggling your toes in the sand and building your own sand castle. The bead-board in the living area and hallway and the nice bright paint color that is sunny without being overpowering gives it a tropical feeling that says I'm in paradise and I know it!

Imagine yourself sitting at the bar with a nice cold drink in hand, chatting with a close friend and snacking on chips & salsa or other treats. While I was there recently, some people that had seen this ad called and asked if they could come buy and see the house. I invited them to come take a look. Their comment to me was that not only was this a lovely home but it was even nicer than the pictures led them to believe and they called me within minutes of leaving the house to book a weeks stay. They told me they had discovered that some of the homes that they had looked at had pictures on their site that were taken some time ago and that when they visited the

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Galveston Texas Vacation Rentals - Home
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Galveston Home
4 Bedrooms / 3 Bathrooms / Sleeps 10

“ Excellent ”2 Reviews

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$300

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Bedrooms:4
Bathrooms:3
Sleeps:10
Type:Home
Per night:$300 - $600
Per month:$9,000 - $18,000
Pets allowed:No
Internet:Yes

Luxury home close to the beach with ocean view and many amenities. Comfortably sleeps 10 all on one floor with elevator access for elderly and hand- capped. This is a home you won't want to leave. It is relaxing and fun with numerous activities close by and the beach a short 600 steps...

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Amazing Stay!

“ Excellent ”
August 11, 2011
We just returned from our beach vacation. What an amazing time my family and I had! We had ten people in our party (5 adults and 5 children) and I don't think we have ever been more comfortable in a rental as we were with Spoonbill. The property itself is so beautiful and the owners have paid special attention to detail to ensure that your stay is a pleasant experience. If you're thinking of sand and sun, check out Spoonbill first. You won't be sorry you did. We're already planning for our next vacation.John-thank you for making our beach vacation AMAZING!
Marilyn Pelzel, Pilot Point, Texas

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San Clemente California Vacation Rentals - Home
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San Clemente Home
3 Bedrooms / 3 Bathrooms / Sleeps 6

“ Excellent ”1 Review

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$350

/ night

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Bedrooms:3
Bathrooms:3
Sleeps:6
Type:Home
Per night:$350 - $600
Per month:$10,500 - $18,000
Pets allowed:No
Internet:Yes

Walk to the village shops, boutiques & restaurants, walk to the beach & pier. Everything you need is close by. This is a home for someone that is looking for a place that is above the ordinary with higher end amenities and a sophisticated yet causal life style. A truly relaxing...

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San Clemente Beach House, March, 2014

“ Excellent ”
March 17, 2014
We had a fantastic time at this beautiful, fully equipped condo. It is located close to all the shops, restaurants and beach. The kitchen had all utensils, silverware, plates, pots and pans the most experienced cook would enjoy. We especially enjoyed sitting on the lovely rooftop deck with our cocktails watiching the sunset over the ocean each evening.We look forward to returning.
Donna Lamar, Memphis, TN

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John & Karen Griffith
John & Karen Griffith
From San Clemente, California
Member since October, 2010